Latest News for: Mozart operas


Opening season features ‘Hansel and Gretel’

White Rock Lake Weekly 04 Aug 2022
Single tickets are available today for The Dallas Opera’s 65th Anniversary Season, opening Saturday, Oct ... Photo courtesy of The Dallas Opera ... “It’s been many years since TDO presented these operas and the upcoming productions bring the stories and music to life like never before.” ... 1, 2023) in her Dallas Opera debut ... at the Winspear Opera House.

OrpheusPDX brings an old hand and a new vision to Portland’s opera scene

The Oregonian 03 Aug 2022
“I realized I still enjoy producing operas ... OrpheusPDX will produce two chamber operas each season, and, he hopes, create a training program for rising young opera stars ... “That’s an albatross for a regional opera company.” ... “Now I can explore operas I love still from composers like Mozart, Handel, Philip Glass,” he said.

Steamboat bids farewell to Father Ernest as he heads to Northglenn

Steamboat Pilot 03 Aug 2022
This weekend, as Rev ... Ignatius in Rangely ... Rev ... John F ... Additionally, Bayer joined efforts with Ernest Richardson and the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra for a number of presentations including Joseph Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis (Mass for troubled times), Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D-minor and two performances of the opera Amahl and the Night Visitors.

An 18th Century opera with a modern day twist

Hibbing Daily Tribune 02 Aug 2022
The “traveling operatic adventure” will be a rendition of Mozart’s 1791 opera, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) — “thrust into modern times and a not-so-distant future,” according to Mixed Precipitation ... fantastical stories in his operas,” said Artistic Director Scotty Reynolds.

Best Bets: Thomas the Tank Engine chugs into town

Duluth News Tribune 01 Aug 2022
Pickup Truck Opera does Mozart. Cast members from Mixed Precipitation's Pickup Truck Opera production of "The Magic Flute." Front, from left ... The Pickup Truck Opera, presented by Mixed Precipitation, evolved from the St ... professional but accessible productions interpolating contemporary pop songs into classic operas.

Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice returns

Daily Freeman 31 Jul 2022
The New York City Opera Company and Teatro Grattacielo return to headline this year’s Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice ... Teatro Grattacielo is to present a more contemporary take on perhaps Mozart’s most famous opera, “Don Giovanni,” on Friday, Aug.

Pittsburgh Opera to host 15th annual piano sale Aug. 18-21

Observer-Reporter 29 Jul 2022
Pittsburgh Opera is hosting ... All patrons who stop at the sale can enter a drawing to win a free pair of season tickets to Pittsburgh Opera’s upcoming Benedum Center productions, which includes Dvorak’s “Rusalka,” Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” and Verdi’s epic “Il Trovatore.”.

Ramona Zaharia’s Carmen mesmerizes Istanbul opera-lovers

Anadolu Agency 28 Jul 2022
A rich-voiced mezzo-soprano Ramona Zaharia mesmerized Istanbul opera-lovers with her performance of French composer Georges Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen ... The successful opera singer was applauded for a long time after her performance in Istanbul ... The famed opera was put on ...

Appreciation: What did Peter Brook and Richard Taruskin have in common? Next to nothing and everything

Finger Lakes Times 28 Jul 2022
Rather than expose the Don for being the sexual predator he was, and as is de rigueur in modern productions of Mozart's opera, Brook forced us to consider the reasons we continue to take pleasure in one of the world's most performed, celebrated and discomfiting operas ... "A Magic Flute" was a sublime condensation of Mozart's "The Magic Flute."

Hot and ready: A baker's dozen of Wilmington things to do this weekend

Star News 28 Jul 2022
Opera Wilmington resumes its performances of Mozart's most popular opera ... The opera’s fairytale story begins with the abduction of Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, and ends with her rescue by a clueless bird catcher and a very sincere prince.

Classic Carmen taking the stage at Istanbul international opera festival

Anadolu Agency 26 Jul 2022
The 13th International Istanbul Opera Festival on Wednesday will stage French composer Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen ... The opera will be performed at the Open Air Stage of the Halic Congress Center, with tickets available at ... world’s most-staged operas.

Northeastern Minnesota festivals bring the music, art

Duluth News Tribune 26 Jul 2022
Catch a traveling opera in field, park or folk school. "Pickup Truck Opera Volume 2. The Magic Flute" is Mixed Precipitation's summer traveling opera for 2022.Contributed / Mixed Precipitation ... The show features Mozart's 1791 opera "The Magic Flute," but brought into modern day and the near future.

Tickets on sale NOW for the The Met: Live in HD 2022-23 season, featuring ten ...

Victoria Advocate 25 Jul 2022
Giordano's Fedora with soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role; Wagner's Lohengrin starring tenor Piotr Beczała; and two Mozart operas conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann, including a cinematic staging of Don Giovanni by Ivo van Hove and Simon McBurney's production of Die Zauberflöte, which raises the orchestra pit to allow interaction with the cast.

Dine like Da Vinci, unleash your inner diva – 101 ways the arts can slightly improve your life

The Observer 25 Jul 2022
So be sure to do it ... Some operas are easier than others ... Filmed on a set that painstakingly recreated Stockholm’s 18th century Drottningholm Palace Theatre, with props and backdrops mimicking the opera’s first ever production in 1791 Vienna, Mozart’s fairytale story and its glorious music sparkle afresh in this loving and intimate made-for-TV movie ... .

Opera North’s ‘Cosí’ enjoys beauty and hilarity

Rutland Herald 24 Jul 2022
The orchestra’s role in Mozart’ operas is more subtle than those of many other composers, and Burkot and his players delivered here, proving the details that make Mozart so perfect ... Mozart’s “Cosí fan tutte” has been vilified as misogynistic — highly debatable — but the Opera North production solves the problem by successfully blaming Don Alfonso.

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